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This year’s iCeGS annual lecture will be delivered by Liz Atkins, Professor of Vocational Education and Social Justice at the University of Derby. The lecture will explore the social impact of innovative level 1 vocational curricula, central to which is career guidance, on the outcomes for young learners in an island community.

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Visit us in January to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Open Day at the University of Derby's Buxton Campus
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Visit us in January to discover our Buxton Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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Visit us at Chesterfield in January to explore our facilities and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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Visit us in January to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

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Kevin Silber, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, will explore the idea that the internet has now overtaken the human brain as the most intelligent entity on the planet.

The University of Derby's Creative Ageing Research Cluster invite you to attend a seminar on 'Creative Ageing: Has our time come? Developments in politics, policy and understanding' with Paul Cann (Age UK) and Alexandra Coulter (Arts & Health South West).

Come along and participate in refining recruitment and retention practices with Knights 1759 in conjunction with Mattioli Woods.

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Visit us in February to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our foundation courses. 

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Visit us in February to discover Chesterfield and find out more about our courses.

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The University of Derby's annual Music Production Show is a great opportunity to meet and network with a host of industry professionals. You can discuss important topics in our panel discussions. There will be plenty of exciting gear to explore on the stands in our exhibition space. All are welcome - admission is free!

Come and be inspired at our ‘Women in Engineering’ event from 6-9 pm, on 7 March celebrating International Women’s Day.

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Visit us in March to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Prospective students mingle at Open Day at University of Derby Chesterfield
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Visit us in March to discover our Buxton Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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Visit us in April to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

The University of Derby's Creative Ageing Research Cluster invite you to attend a seminar on 'Dogs and the Elderly: the significance of interspecies companionship towards the end of life' with Dr Angela Bartram (University of Derby).

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Visit us in May to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our foundation courses. 

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Visit us in May to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

The University of Derby's Creative Ageing Research Cluster invite you to attend a seminar on 'New technologies & the active ageing: The adoption and non-adoption of new technologies by the active ageing' with David Bryson (University of Derby).

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Visit us in June to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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Visit us in June to discover our Buxton Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

University of Derby Chesterfield
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Visit us at Chesterfield in June to explore our facilities and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Academic talking to prospective students at a Postgraduate Open Evening
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Visit us in July to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

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Visit us in July to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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Visit us in August to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our foundation courses. 

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Visit us in September to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

What's still currently running

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The TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen event will link up with the United Nations in Geneva via a webinar so our audience can watch the proceedings and take part in the international debate. The event will shine a spotlight on female difference-makers and show how empowered women do great things for their communities and society as a whole.

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There are deep and fascinating links between heavy metal and quantum physics. No, there are. Really. 

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The University and the School are focussed on establishing successful partnerships with a wide range of employers to enhance our academic courses, integrate employers within our programmes through a range of activities, and for students to have a multitude of applied opportunities for work experience and professional development

The University of Derby's Creative Ageing Research Cluster invite you to attend a seminar on 'Dancing with Shadows: Choreo-cartography as mode of method of embodied memory' with Dr Beatrice Jarvis (Kingston University).

The Digital and Material Artistic Research Centre (DMARC) in the School of Arts is delighted to welcome Dr Paul Hurley to its Arts Talk external speaker series. Paul Hurley is an artist interested in human and non-human bodies and becomings.

The Social Cultural and Legal Research Centre at the University of Derby is pleased to announce its Autumn series of seminars in social and criminological research.